That last minute dash around the shops is beckoning, know what to buy for someone is not the hardest thing but it is close to being so. The going out and buying is not hard just hateful. Shopping from your computer is something that makes this time of year civilised. You know someone who is interested in photography what are you going to get them? Most photo gear is really expensive and maybe they already have what you were thinking to buy, a book, that is a good idea but which?
Get them an Oxford School of Photography voucher
Our vouchers can be spent on any of the courses we run and we have three terms a year so lots of opportunity to get on the course of their choice. Maybe they really want some 121 with someone who can get them over that stumbling block. Our vouchers cost from £50, last a year and can be used for courses or 121. It is really easy to buy one, just go to our voucher page, and buy online from there, download the voucher immediately and you are done. If you want you could go and buy a card….. Go here to buy a voucher
When in Laos over Christmas I was fortunate to have an excellent guide, Soun. his knowledge and understanding of his country was so good that it made the trip and photography seamless. This article from Lightstalking adds 6 reasons why this is a good idea
“Travel and photography go together like cheese and wine. But as any traveler will know, there are certain things that can make your life a lot easier while you’re on the road. Photo-journalists have known for years that getting a “fixer” makes things go more smoothly – especially in developing countries. But what about us normal old tourists? Well, a local guide can make things a lot easier for us too. Here are some things that a guide will bring to the party when you’re on your next photographic excursion overseas.”..…..MORE
all images Laos 2012 ©Keith Barnes
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by Darren Rowse at Digital Phot School
“It’s just a few days until Christmas so I thought a quick tutorial on the topic of Christmas Photography might be appropriate. Hopefully this will give you some good Christmas photo ideas.
Here are 16 Christmas Photography tips and ideas to try that come to mind for digital camera owners wanting to capture the big day:”….MORE
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